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601 School Street
Coraopolis, PA, 15108
United States

Welcome to Coraopolis History Archive!  On this site, the history of Cory, PA comes alive through the images and stories of those who have called Coraopolis home throughout the years.  Come browse through historic postcards or read about the history of the businesses and industrialists that put Coraopolis on the map.  Also featured is Maiden City Blog, which explains the story of the borough through engaging posts. Looking for volunteer opportunities to make our community better? Coraopolis History Archive has that as well!  Check us out and tell a friend!

 

History Research Archive for the Borough of Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, near Moon Township, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, including Coraopolis Cemeteries, Coraopolis Maps, Coraopolis Industries, and Coraopolis Photographs.

St. Paul A.M.E. Zion Church

St. Paul A.M.E. Zion Church of Coraopolis, PA was founded in 1898 by Rev. R.L. Swan and his wife Sara Swan, Rev. D. Bradley, and Rev. Mrs. Viola Stout. Since 1924, the church has been located at 601 5th Avenue in Coraopolis. Prior to that, from 1901 through 1923, it was located at Fifth Ave & Chestnut St, and known as "The First Church of Zion Methodist".

History Research Archive for the Borough of Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, near Moon Township, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
 

st. paul a.m.e. zion church

  • Location: 601 5th Ave (built 1924)

  • Prior Location: Fifth Ave & Chess St "The First Church of Zion Methodist" (1901-1923)

  • Founded: 1898

  • Founders: Rev. R.L. Swan and his wife Sara, Rev. D. Bradley, Rev. Mrs. Viola Stout

  • Church Records: unknown

  • Phone: (412) 264-1990

Photos by Maiden City Snapshots

Histories below were taken from the 1924 Coraopolis High School Review, and Edward S. Maurey "Where the West Began", and "African American Historic Sites" by Eliza Smith Brown.